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Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010].
Rental [ed.].


General Note
Based upon the short story "Button, button" by Richard Matheson.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Win Butler, R�egine Chassagne, Owen Pallett.
Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne.
Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another person somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With 24 hours to decide, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, some violence and disturbing images.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McKittrick, S., Kelly, R., Lin, D., Diaz, C., Langella, F., Osborne, H., Butler, W., Chassagne, R., Final Fantasy (Musician)., & Matheson, R. (2010). The box (Rental [ed.].). Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sean. McKittrick et al.. 2010. The Box. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sean. McKittrick et al.. The Box Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McKittrick, Sean., et al. The Box Rental [ed.]., Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2010.

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